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Re: ISSUE-54: doctype-legacy-compat

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 17:53:50 +0100
Message-ID: <49720D1E.6050506@gmx.de>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> The reason for having a DOCTYPE that is well formed in XML is that there 
> are people who want to be able to serve their documents as either HTML 
> or XHTML, and be conforming in both.  Although this point is probably 

No, that's not the only reason.

As far as I can tell, this discussion started because XSLT 1.0 can't 
produce valid HTML5 (as text/html) without using optional features (that 
for instance do not work in Firefox) or extensions. Later on, we found 
that there are HTML serializers that suffer from the same constraint.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Saturday, 17 January 2009 16:54:35 UTC

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